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Thursday, November 1 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bicycles, Bats, Balls, and Trauma Calls

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This session will help first responders, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and physicians better understand sports injuries that occur in neighborhood ballparks involving kids. During this session, attendees will take a look at some of the most common types of sports injuries among children and teenagers from Little League through high school. Ken Bouvier will also review how children are often injured while riding bicycles, skateboarding, and playing baseball, football and soccer. He will also discuss BLS and ALS treatment for sprains, strains, and injuries caused by repetitive sports as well as sports-related trauma calls for fractures, head injuries, and blunt trauma. The session will end with immobilizing a baseball player with a common baseball injury.

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Ken Bouvier, NR-P

Deputy Chief of Operations, New Orleans EMS
Ken Bouvier, NR-P, Deputy Chief of Operations for New Orleans EMS, is from New Orleans, Louisiana and has been actively involved in EMS since 1975, he is recognized nationally & internationally as a professional speaker in EMS. He serves as Commander for Mardi Gras and assumed command... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm CDT
Room 103ABC